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Raj Apte
  • materials, fabrication, circuits, and systems
  • a-Si, p-Si, and novel inorganic semiconductors
  • 37 issued U.S. patents and 76 publications
  • technology licensed to several companies
  • Ph.D., M.S., Stanford University; B.S., U.C. Berkeley

 

Dave Biegelsen
  • charter member of Xerox PARC
  • expertise includes acousto-optic interactions, electron spin resonance, disordered semiconductors, laser-induced thin-film crystallization, scanning tunneling microscopy, heteroepitaxial growth, and new fabrication methods and use of complex "smart matter" systems
  • over 100 US patents; Fellow of the APS

 

Ross Bringans
Ross Bringans
Vice President, Electronic Materials and Devices Laboratory

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  • directs novel electronics, MEMS, optoelectronic systems
  • infrastructure includes Si and optoelectronic fabrication lines for prototype devices
  • Fellow of the American Physical Society
  • over 140 publications and 25 issued patents
  • previously Humboldt Fellow at Max-Planck-Institute for Semiconductor Research; research at Stanford University
  • Ph.D., Physics, Cambridge University

 

 

Eugene Chow
  • MEMS, packaging, and printing
  • microsprings for integrated circuit packaging and testing; novel viscous liquid printing concepts; xerographic micro-chip assembly
  • thin-film transistor integration with MEMS; large-area printed organic electronics research
  • Ph.D. and M.S., Electrical Engineering, & M.S. in management science and engineering, Stanford University; B.S., engineering physics, U.C. Berkeley

 

Chris Chua
  • semiconductor optical emitters: LEDs and lasers
  • epitaxy, design, and fabrication of nitride-based visible and ultra-violet
  • designed and built world's most densely-packed VCSEL array
  • two best paper awards and 60 patents
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Cornell University; B.S., Physics, B.S. Electrical Engineering, M.I.T.

 

Corie Cobb
  • expertise in product design, MEMS, optimization, modeling
  • focusing on novel printing and extrusion technologies
  • previous experience at Applied Materials, HP, Bell Labs, Google, Toshiba Japan
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley; M.S. in ME, B.S. in Product Design, Stanford University

 

 

 

Noble Johnson
  • guided team that has developed laser diodes and light emitting diodes in the visible and UV spectral regions and made major contributions to fundamental understanding of the material and devices
  • over 420 research papers in technical journals and conference proceedings and more than 50 patents
  • Fellow of the American Physical Society and IEEE
  • Ph.D., Princeton University

 

Tse Nga (Tina) Ng
  • plastic electronics patterned by inkjet printing 
  • sensor electronics applications including bendable image sensors for x-ray medical imaging, electronics for printed blast dosimeter sensor tape, and printed logic for memory
  • Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, Cornell University

 

John Northrup
  • research interests include epitaxial growth, structure of surfaces and interfaces, point defects, extended defects, and transport in organic materials
  • provides insight into organic semiconductors such as pentacene and polythiophene as well as optoelectronic materials such as GaN
  • Ph.D., Physics, U.C. Berkeley
  • Fellow of the American Physical Society, Materials Research Society

 

Sourobh Raychaudhuri

 

 

  • semiconductor nanowire devices and applications
  • solution-processing and inkjet-printing nanowire transistors
  • disordered nanowire mat solar cells
  • PhD, MS electrical engineering, U.C. San Diego

 

 

 

Steve Ready
  • high-accuracy ink jet printing
  • a-, poly-, and crystalline silicon and associated applications
  • large-area arrays for optical and x-ray imaging, displays, and organic semiconductor materials and devices

 

Jessy Rivest
  • research scientist in the Energy Systems group
  • experience encompasses the lifecycle of materials advancement: materials design, development, characterization, and manufacturing systems engineering
  • Ph.D. and M.S., Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley; S.B., Mechanical Engineering, MIT.

 

Scott Solberg
  • gridline printing and ink development for solar cells; concentrated photovoltaic technologies
  • piezoelectric thick film deposition, firing, and release process
  • developed novel ceramic paste with greatly improved drying characteristics

 

Bob Street
  • large-area electronic materials and devices
  • printing technologies to replace photolithographic techniques
  • solution-based organic materials to create large-area transistor and sensor arrays
  • previous work on digital x-ray imaging commercialized through PARC spin-off dPix
  • holds 53 patents and published more than 350 papers
  • American Physical Society David Adler Award; American Institute of Physics prize for Industrial Applications of Physics
  • Ph.D., B.S., Physics, Cambridge University

 

Mandana Veiseh
  • bridges engineering and nanotechnology to translational biosciences
  • currently focused on developing biohybrid micro-/nano-systems for healthcare and leveraging PARC discoveries to new biomedical and environmental applications
  • Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering and Nanotechnology, University of Washington; BSc. and MSc., Textile Chemistry Engineering, Tehran Polytechnic and Isfahan University of Technology

 

Janos Veres
  • flexible, printed, and hybrid electronics from development to commercialization
  • disruptive device and process technologies based on printing and coating
  • expert in the physics of organic semiconductor materials
  • PhD, Solid State Electronics, Imperial College

 

Yunda Wang
  • extensive background in MEMS fabrication and microsystems integration
  • currently focusing on the development of advanced MEMS structures
  • Ph.D. degree from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder; M.Eng. degree  from Peking University, Beijing; B.Eng. degree from Xi’an Jiaotong University

 

Gregory Whiting
  • novel applications, fabrication, and patterning methods for electronic devices that can be processed from solution
  • materials science and surface chemistry for thin-film devices
  • B.S., UC Berkeley; Ph.D., Cambridge University

 

Thomas Wunderer
  • LEDs based on group III-nitrides
  • 4 patents, 30+ journal publications, 60 conferences
  • VDI sponsorship award
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering